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A letter of interest, also known as a prospecting letter or inquiry letter, is sent to prospective employers that may be hiring, but

, haven't listed a specific job opening to apply for. Your letter should contain information on why the company interests you and why your skills and experience would be an asset to the company. Also provide information on how you will followup and where you can be reached. Sample Letter of Interest / Prospecting Letter Your Name Your Address Your City, State, Zip Code Your Phone Number Your Email Date Name Job Title Company Street City, State Zip Dear Mr./Ms. LastName, I read about Company X's retail management training program in College Graduate Magazine and I would like to inquire about the possibility of openings. I am interested in a career in retail management and am planning to relocate to the New York City area in the near future. I would be interested in learning more about the company and about available opportunities. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and Business, as well as retail experience as a Sales Associate and Key Holder. In addition, I completed two internships focusing on retail management. My resume, which is enclosed, contains additional information on my experience and skills. I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss the training program with you and to provide further information on my candidacy. I can be reached anytime via my cell phone, 555-555-5555. Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to speaking with you about this exciting opportunity. Sincerely, Your Signature Your Typed Name

I completed two internships focusing on finance and spent a summer work for DEF Corporation at its New York City headquarters. In addition. State Zip Dear Mr./Ms. My resume.Your Address Your City. I can be reached via my cell phone. Thank you for your time and consideration. Your Signature Your Typed Name . I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss the leadership program with you and to provide further information on my candidacy. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from XYZ University. which is enclosed. I look forward to speaking with you about this exciting opportunity. I am interested in finance and I would like to inquire about positions at ABD Company. Zip Code Your Phone Number Your Email Date Name Job Title Company Street City. LastName. 555-555-5555 or by email at bbbb@gmail. ABD's Professional Leadership Program has been recommended to me as one of most highly regarded corporate finance training programs in the industry. State. I would be interested in learning more about the company and about available opportunities. contains additional information on my experience and skills. Sincerely.com.

I look forward to hearing from you in the future. Zip Code Dear Mr. I have heard that ABCD is a wonderful company to work for and I hope that I can join the team. I am interested in an entry level position with ABCD Company. If you have questions regarding my resume or any thing else about myself please feel free to call me or email me at namelastname@gmail. Thank you for taking the time to review my resume./Ms. State. Contact. Sincerely. Your Name . I have recently graduated from University College and I am currently looking for a job in the Huntington area.com.date contact Name Title Company Address City. thank you for reviewing my resume. Again.

Your Nam . interviews and web research. I would like an opportunity to visit with you to get your insight and suggestions on where my skills and abilities would be of the greatest value to the ABD Company. I have had the privilege of honing my journalistic abilities on three widely different publications. Your dedication to the Fourth Estate and your understanding of the important role journalists play in today's fast-paced information highway. For the past ten years I have followed your career through news events. I am Chief Correspondent for one of the largest newspapers in the southwest. Sincerely. When I left college.Date Contact Name Title Company Address City. and to inquire about possible job openings with the company. State. coupled with your belief in the power of the press is exemplary. Contact./Ms. I then moved to regional manager for a media corporation composed of small to mid-size newspapers in the Midwest. I immediately went to work for the typical small town newspaper and learned all aspects of getting the paper to the people in a timely manner. In my current position. I do look forward to meeting you. I will call your office to set a convenient time. Zip Code Dear Mr.

My IT experience gives me a unique ability to apply technology. facilities. but I do have some experience that is hard to come by. budgeting. Some of the business process knowledge includes accounting. Sincerely./Ms. State Zip Dear Mr. finance. I have experience with merger/acquisition events. in all its forms. LastName. technology replacement projects. The American Company has been recognized as one of the best places to work in the country for IT professionals. and IT process improvement. high growth challenges. Mine is one more. Your Signature Your Typed Name .Name Job Title Company Street City. inventory control. Companies I have worked for include ICM. I have delivered large technology projects on schedule/on budget and in alignment with the business strategy. HEP. and it shows! It is my understanding that you have been deluged with resumes since Computerland released their list of the best companies at which to work. IBX and SED. You have deliberately set out to create this culture. I would enjoy an opportunity to talk with you or someone in your organization to see where my skill set would be of the greatest benefit to your company. vendor management and various operational processes. to business processes.

Tel: (0161) 234 1234 3 January. I would welcome hearing from you. or keep my information on file in case of future openings. Dear Miss Timms. As you will see from my CV. 346 Wood Road. I worked for several summers at a Sunny Beaches Arts Camp teaching theater. Over the last year I have implemented BS5750/ISO 9000 throughout our factory. I feel that I would be able to make a significant contribution to your company's management team. This meant rewriting many of the company's procedures and in some cases creating new procedures. I am writing to enquire whether you have a vacancy in your company for a Quality Assurance Manager. I would be grateful if you would contact me if you have any vacancies in your company. With my proven ability to manage and maintain the highest QA standards whilst also minimising costs. I am currently working for Gepo Foods as the Senior Quality Assurance Technician. 24 Mansfield Drive. With experience working at both the elementary and high school levels. I have a diverse background with much to offer. as well as in activities outside of the traditional classroom. . Cheadlee. M2 3LL. I successfully obtained accreditation at the first attempt within the Board's six-month timescale. where I staged a play each season.I have a very strong interest in pursuing a teaching career. Personnel Manager. 2011 Miss Janet Timms. Oldbury Foods Limited. I enclose a copy of my CV for your consideration. My first classroom teaching experience was as a volunteer elementary school religion teacher at a local church where I worked for three years during high-school. I have worked closely with the Production Department and have been able to identify problems before they affected production deadlines. In my present position I am responsible for managing all quality assurance in Gepo Foods' Manchester factory. Manchester M23 4DJ. Manchester. In addition.

Job Seeker 252-6668383 . I'll call you Wednesday morning to see if you have any question concerning my application.Yours sincerely. My thesis has focused on the environmental risk assessment of process plants. Kennedy: I expect to receive my master's degree in environmental engineering in May 2005. During the past two years. Here's a sample cover letter for cold call use: May 20th. I have taken many courses in environment engineering. I also interned with Dupont Company and was involved in the risk analysis and hazard assessment project. During the past two summers. Sincerely. Christopher Jones Christopher Jones. and am writing to explore the possibility of obtaining an environment engineer position with your organization. 2004 Julian Kennedy Power Inc. I enclose my resume for your reference. 1500 Capital St Reston. VA 22098 Dear Dr. I would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you to discuss how my education and experience can benefit your organization.

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. Inc. Somewhere. especially its acquisition of XYZ International and recent public offering of an additional 1 million shares of common stock to help fund more acquisitions. In the meantime.. And I would like to utilise my skills in a ……… I have enclosed a copy of my resume for your review. Thank you for your time. . I am currently looking for work as a ……. My team finished the two-month project a week ahead of schedule and within budget. I believe my record of accomplishments such as this one. can benefit ABC as it carries out its global growth strategy. I recently spearheaded the integration of and application upgrades for 250 desktop and mobile devices following an acquisition. Sincerely. 123 Anywhere Blvd. and what I can do for you and your company. most notably as a project manager and database administrator.Dear………………. if you have any questions or would like to schedule an interview.between ………and …. I am very much interested in the field.. MI 55555 RE: Employment Opportunities for Skilled IT Professional Dear Mr. I will contact you on ……. Yours sincerely Signature Your name r. Michael Jones Chief Information Officer ABC Company. I am also interested in your current or anticipated staffing needs and would be pleased to disscuss the qualifications or requirements for any position.( Or I am very much interested in the name of the company). Jones: I have been following recent news about ABC Company.to see if a convinent meeeting time can be arranged. could greatly benefit your company as it embarks on its ambitious plans. I look forward to talking with you next week. My resume offers a more complete picture of my experience and qualifications. I would appreciate the oppurtunity to meet with you and hear your proffessional advice on the skills required to be successful in the field of …. please contact me at your convenience.. I believe my skills and extensive experience in the information technology field. as well as my certification as a Senior IT Project Management Professional.

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